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Old 24th July 2009, 07:24 AM
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F11-install from external DVD using boot.img CD fails

Hello all.

I have sevral older machines that cannot boot from usb. Until now I have installed fedora using the provided boot.iso on a CD and an external USB dvd drive with the full install DVD.

With Fedora 11, this fails.

It gets as far as "finding storage devices" and fails, telling me that an unhandled exception has occured. It offers to save the details, but freezes looking for a suitable location.

I have no such problems with the same DVD/external rw drive on systems that can boot directly from usb.

I am truely stuck. Can anyone help?
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